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  • Short Summary

    An aeroplane designed for extra safety crashes on its first flight in New York, America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Safety" 'plane crashes on first flight. Novel extra wheel on under carriage and tandem winged 'plane to prevent nose dive defies inventor - and does it! New York, America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S of the aeroplane on the field. Various shots from the side showing the extra wheel on the under carriage. M/S as it taxis then takes off. M/S as it crash lands on the field and tips forward onto its nose, C/U of it in this position.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    802.31
    Media URN:
    18613
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:05:00 / 01:55:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1644

Comments (1)

  1. Marius-Dan Morcov says

    Tandem wing aircraft Fernic T-9 (1929), built by romanian engineer George Fernic.

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